BYOB Painting Class with Nicole Lamb. We live in a fast paced world, sometimes we forget about “me time”. Take some time to appreciate a little serenity. Your body and mind will thank you! We will help you create a portrait of your furry little friend on canvas. This project can be creative as you want. We use mixed media, different sizes, and materials. We provide some materials, however, feel free to bring your own art supplies or surfaces to paint on, and of course, your favorite beverages! We will lead you through the process of drawing out an outline and painting your furry friend, giving tips and techniques to everyone making sure every student is enjoying the process and having fun learning more about painting styles! Relax and unwind while creating a fun painting you’ll be proud to hang up.
Nicole will guide your painting experience and Alex will guide your planting experience. Students are lead through the process of choosing and decorating a vessel to fit the personality of their plant of choosing. Join us for painting and planting. This creative release practice lets you take home a beautiful plant to add health and harmony to your space. From start to finish we will show you how to decorate your vessel, from clean lines to abstract painting we help you create what you want while brainstorming ideas. Once the painting is finished, and dry we can begin the planting process. Each plant we offer has a different process, some won’t even need soil some don’t need much watering, choose from a variety of succulents, cacti, orchids and much more! All care tips and instructions will be given. Come and try something different while enjoying creative time with your friends!
What began as an accidental calling on the quest for inner peace in the midst of his roots in Chicago’s chaotic Uptown area slowly grew into a unique and compelling passion for fashion and jewelry. Designer Alex Agudo AKA Monsieur Pamplemousse is the most coveted jewelry designer of the South Loop. If you are new to jewelry making, this class is for you! We will cover the basics in stringing and wire working skills. You will make two bracelets and a pair of earrings or a necklace, bracelets, and earrings. You will have the freedom to make jewelry you like with any material you want. You will have 30-35 min to choose your materials and two hours bringing your design to life! All materials can be purchased at the store or you can also bring some of your favorite beads.
Everyone loves expressing themselves with words. Here, we’ll teach you how to stamp out your favorite messages on wearable jewelry. In this class, you will learn the A-B-C’s of jewelry metal stamping, including learning about metal gauges, practicing stamping on different metals (brass, stainless steel and aluminum), proper filing techniques, texturizing your jewelry blanks to create a hammered effect, and more. By the end of the class, you will walk away with two beautiful new pieces to call your own. We provide all the tools and supplies during the course for your use. Be sure to bring your favorite sayings and messages with you to stamp the class away.
Bath Bombs are one of the most amazing things that you can gift to yourself or others. In this class you will learn how to make them, using one of the best recipes available. Each student will get to make up to three bath bombs in varying sizes and scents.
Do you love succulents? Want to have some in your home? Well, this is the class for you! You will learn the many varieties of succulents, learn how to take care of them, how to create your terrarium and best of all how to propagate succulents. No gardening experience is required and the class is perfect for all ages. This class is BYOB. We provide all the materials, you provide the creativity. Come alone, with a friend or with several friends. You will have tons of fun and walk away with something as unique as you.
Join Alex for a Blooming bouquets 101 class, where the focus will be on the basics of floral designs. Everyone will walk away with your a fabulous arrangement and the skills to create an awesome bouquet on your own. During the class, you will acquire the knowledge you need to know to choose, foster, envision and create your ideal flower bouquet. You will have a wide assortment of flowers, fillers, and vases to choose from. Bring your friends, family, and a bottle of wine.
Whether you are looking to advance your jewelry making skills or meet new people, this class is tailored for you. Designing and creating mixed-media jewelry can be as easy or as complex as you want to make it. Each student will learn how to string, wire wrap, and stamp. You can use a variety of metals, beads and unique materials to create a one-of-a-kind piece. The design options are as unique as your individual style. Create something spectacular.
Create a beautiful gift for yourself or your friends. Soap Making 101 is available from L+A Healing Studio. We know when you’re just starting out, soap making can be a little overwhelming. With the help of our creative instructor, you will feel like a professional in no time! This class will give you safety tips as well as a beginner’s Melt and Pour process soap recipe. Take home six bars of your custom made soap.
Samba, is one of the most recognized music genres from Brazil. Born in the city of Rio de Janeiro (the home of Carnaval), it is a fusion of African-influenced dance and European sounds. Learn the basics of Samba and explore its variations. The regional styles of samba and fun combinations are explored in this aerobic class, giving you a true authentic Brazilian experience with Dill Costa.
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Any class taken at L&A must be prepaid.
There are no refunds, although if you pay and are unable to make the class that you paid for, we are happy to reschedule you for a future date.
24 hour cancellation/reschedule notice or you forfeit purchase of class.